Dr. Leininger graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in 2007. He completed his Family Medicine Residency with the United States Army at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA in 2010. He then spent four years as a staff Family Medicine physician performing full scope clinical services at Evans Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, CO. He spent February through July, 2011 deployed to Herat province, Afghanistan.
After finishing his active duty service, Dr. Leininger joined the faculty at University of Colorado, Rose Family Medicine Residency where he served as core physician faculty and medical director from September 2014 to March 2018. He joined CU Family Medicine Landmark full time in April 2018.
Dr. Leininger’s interests include maintaining a broad range of procedural competency, Wilderness Medicine and International Health. He values patient centered care by trying to make sure each patient feels heard and empowering patients to become well informed about their health. His goal with every patient encounter is to provide the same level of care that he would want his family to receive.
When not at work, he enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, running, biking and most other outdoor activities that the beautiful state of Colorado has to offer. He is beyond blessed to share life in the outdoors with his wife and their children.
Qualifications and experience
- Family Medicine, Primary Care
- Languages spoken
Madigan Army Medical Center Program (2008)
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (2007)
Madigan Army Medical Center Program (2010)
Colorado State University (CO) (2001)
- Clinical interest for patients
Dr Leininger enjoys treating and managing a broad range of acute and chronic health conditions. When necessary he will refer for specialist assistance.
-Women's health (pap smear, colposcopy, endometrial biopsy, IUDs, Nexplanon)
Denver Health Medical Plan
Rocky Mountain Health Plan
UCHealth Plan Administrators
Aetna Medicare Advantage